'''Cable News Network''' ('''CNN''') is an American cable television|basic cable
and satellite television United States cable news|news
channel owned by the Turner Broadcasting System
, a division of Time Warner
[[http://www.timewarner.com/corp/businesses/detail/turner_broadcasting/index.html Time Warner: Turner Broadcasting] ]
CNN was founded in 1980 by American media proprietor Ted Turner
as a United States cable news|24-hour cable news
Upon its launch, CNN was the first television channel to provide 24-hour news cycle|24-hour news coverage
and was the first all-news television channel in the United States.
While the news channel has numerous Network affiliate|affiliate
s, CNN primarily broadcasts from the Time Warner Center
in New York City
, and studios in Washington, D.C.
and Los Angeles